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Satsuki and Mei's House

1533-1 Otsu, Ibaragabasama, Nagakute 480-1342, Aichi Prefecture
+81 561-64-1130
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Cute and accurate

The expo park this sits in, is large and can take 5-10 min on bus to travel to this spot within the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita J
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Pilgrimage for Ghibli Fans

You have to get tickets from Lawsons Convenience store. From Nagoya station Take Higashiyama line... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
D500QImatthewl
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Singapore, Singapore
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“studio ghibli” (3 reviews)
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1533-1 Otsu, Ibaragabasama, Nagakute 480-1342, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 561-64-1130
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The expo park this sits in, is large and can take 5-10 min on bus to travel to this spot within the park. The site has indoor pool and ice skating as well. Tour is only way into the house, book into the 1/2 hr...More

Thank Anita J
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

You have to get tickets from Lawsons Convenience store. From Nagoya station Take Higashiyama line to last station in the East, Fujigaoka station. Then take the Linomo Monorail to Aichikyuhaku-Kinen-Koen. Give yourself at least 90mins for this journey because its a bit of a walk...More

1  Thank D500QImatthewl
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We finally made it to Satsuki and Mei's House, a replica of the one in the movie My Neighbour Totoro. We have been wanting to visit the house since we first learnt of its existence and we are extremely glad we did. It’s such an...More

3  Thank Lileen T
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The attention to details is amazing. What I would give to live in it! We visited the house on April 4, 2018. The film was released on April 16, 1988, almost 30 years ago. The guided tour is in Japanese only but there is an...More

1  Thank raindanz
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

So I only realized about the reservation system one day before visiting. I decided to try my luck anyway and just go. I reached the ticket counter around 8.45 and managed to get a ticket anyway. It was even a Sunday, and the first session...More

1  Thank Yew Hong N
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I'm not even a huge fan and it was fun to do. Very short, tour only 30 minutes. Used voyagin to purchase tickets in tokyo. No issues at all. Nice gift shops. All totorro gear always expensive, these decently priced

Thank Hai C
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Totoro fans make this pilgrimage regularly, and the visit really is worth the trip. The designers planned so many details perfectly. We just learned that Studio Ghibli plans a full theme park there in 2020, so we will need to go back! At the time...More

Thank MagicReviewer
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is the dream of every Totoro fan to visit the house the story played. The house is in a big park near Nagoya, if you are travelling to Nagoya from somewhere else you can easily make your way to go through here with minimal...More

9  Thank Viola N
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a must for Ghibli fans, even if you only get 30 minutes wandering through the house and garden. It feels like the family just stepped out for a few minutes and will be back at any time. We rolled up early in the...More

5  Thank Danielle E
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

For Ghibli fans, a trip to Satsuki & Mei's house is a truly magical experience. We made no prior reservations, simply arrived around 12.10, booked tickets at the window for the 12.30 tour, and waited with those already there. We travelled during off-peak season and...More

5  Thank HeatherBish
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Leigh L
24 November 2016|
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Response from Viola N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are no tickets needed in advance but you should check the opening hours on their website because it's changing with the season! You can get the tickets once you are there.
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karamia89
5 April 2016|
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Response from Thibaut L |
It's closed from december 29th to the 1st of january only ! Satsuki and Mei's House is also closed on sunday. Take your tickets as early as possible it can be full. Have a nice trip ;)
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ChrisY999
13 August 2015|
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Response from Okky R |
Hey, Yes, you should buy the ticket in advance at Lawson, or you can get it at the govoyagin You can go to Fujigaoka Station from Nagoya Station and then continue to take the Linmo to Ai Chikyū-Haku Rinen Kōen Station It... More
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